Using Google Docs: Learning Menus

I received a link in one of my Google + communities  to Kasey Bell’s blog, Shake Up Learning. It arrived in my inbox just when I needed it.  I’ve started a little “Monday Technology Note” that I send out to the staff every Monday (duh). and have been a wee bit frustrated because I just…

Learn Something New: Adobe Education Exchange

Don’t ask me how I found this, you know me, always wandering about in one of my PLNs being exposed to great stuff.  Adobe Education Exchange is a service by the great people that brought you the Adobe Reader, PDF, Photoshop, Lightroom, Muse, Illustrator, etc.  They want people to use their products and have reached…

Future Think…

reflect on this. I have nothing more to add… Our students need to see themselves as the inventors of the future not just the consumers of products. #education #principalchat — Dr. Stephen Jones (@DrStephenJones) January 14, 2015 I am always telling my students that it is time to get ready for careers that do not…

Snows Days and the Case for K-12 Blended Classes

I’ve been sitting at the house since Wednesday.  The polar winds swept down across the region and 3 days of -20 to -30 degree temperatures motivated just about every district in the area to keep the kids off the streets and bus stops, safe and warm in their homes.  I’m all for that.  Its great….

Back to Life, Back to Reality…

Happy New Year! So, Winter Break is over.  I literally did not leave my house unless forced or the sun was shining. (15 days, with 5 days of sunshine, need I say more?).  For some people. the idea of vacation involves packing bags, loading cars and making flights.  For me, vacation means, not leaving my…